Anne Wanjiku

Critical Success Factors in the Implementation of the MSME Credit Guarantee Scheme

Introduction Access to affordable and quality credit is a major challenge for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Kenya. The MSME survey conducted in 2016 revealed that about 29 per cent of MSMEs closed their establishments because of shortage of operating funds. The situation has been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has exposed …

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Resetting the Business Model for Hotel Industry in Kenya: Lessons from COVID-19 Pandemic

Introduction The hotel industry is one of the sub-sectors in the tourism sector envisioned to deliver on the 10 per cent annual economic growth as projected in the Kenya Vision 2030. Its contribution to real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been, on average, 1 per cent over the last 10 years. In addition, the industry …

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Data source: Annual Public Debt Reports, National Treasury, 2010-2020

Dynamics of Domestic Debt in Kenya: Composition, Risks, and Financial Market Stability

Introduction Domestic debt is that part of public debt that is payable to creditors within the country. In Kenya, domestic debt is composed of treasury bills, treasury bonds, pre-1997 government overdraft at the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), tax reserve certificates and commercial bank advances. Treasury bills and treasury bonds have on average accounted for …

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Human Rights

Human rights refer to God given inherent inalienable liberties and entitlements to be enjoyed by all people and upholding of their rights as spelt out in the Constitution.They include: The right to life, freedom of expression, right to health, housing, freedom from hunger, social security, education, the right to development and self-determination. .